News for Friday, February 10, 2012
Pebble Beach notebook
Pebble Beach notebook: From the unexpected steady mist that caught some off-guard to Phil Mickelson's final-nine resurgence, Pebble Beach offered up plenty of surprises on Friday.
Team results from the second round of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, played Feb. 10 at Pebble Beach Golf Links (PB), Spyglass Hill (SH) and Monterey Peninsula (MP).
McCabe on Pebble
Few experiences can compare to walking down the 18th hole at Pebble Beach with waves crashing. Jim McCabe's quick survey of Tour players reinforces it.
Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Charlie Wi built a three-shot lead Friday at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am during an early round that helped him escape most of the clouds and rain. Tiger Woods is six back.
Corey Pavin shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a two-shot lead over Fred Funk, Bernhard Langer and Peter Senior after the first round of the Allianz Championship.
Tiger Tracker, Round 2
Tiger Tracker: Woods shot a second-round, 2-under 68 on Monterey Peninsula to get to 6 under entering the weekend at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Golfweek tracked his day, shot by shot.
Chase Koepka of Lake Worth, Fla., shot 3-over 146 at Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C., to win the Junior Heritage in a playoff.
Ashlan Ramsey of Milledgeville, Ga., shot 3-over 146 at Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C., to win the Junior Heritage by two shots.
Aussie Open notes
With So Yeon Ryu and Hee Kyung Seo dueling at the top of the Australian Open leaderboard, it feels a little like last year's U.S. Women's Open. Beth Ann Baldry explains.
Geoffrey Cornish, reputed to have designed more golf courses in New England than any other architect, died Feb. 10. He was 97. No cause of death was listed.
The U.S. Golf Association has announced that Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, Kan., will host the 2014 U.S. Amateur Public Links. It will be the first USGA event hosted by Sand Creek, which opened in 2006.
has given a verbal commitment to Florida.
Samantha Wagner of Windermere, Fla., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Florida. Wagner took no other unofficial visits, and the 15-year-old said she has been interested in playing for the Gators for about five years.
Dustin Johnson, with a small measure of revenge on the third hole at Pebble Beach, made two eagles and saw a third chance at eagle land on the edge of the cup. He wound up with a 9-under 63. Former U.S. Amateur champion Danny Lee also made two eagles at Pebble for a 63.
Rory McIlroy and Thomas Bjorn each shot 7-under 65 to share the lead Friday after the second round of the Dubai Desert Classic.
Arizona effectively turned around its season with a win at its home event, the Arizona Wildcat Invitational. Freshman Manon Gidali is a big reason for that. Julie Williams.
has given a verbal commitment to Boston College.
Sophia Chen of Newbury Park, Calif., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Boston College.
Alison Metcalfe, vice president of marketing for Tourism Ireland for the past five years, recently discussed Irish golf tourism with Golfweek.
One intrepid Golfweek writer went looking for a luxury golf experience in Myrtle Beach. Yes, that Myrtle Beach.
Women's preview: Southland
Southland Conference women's preview: Texas State as a bubble team that never got the NCAA invite last season, so the Bobcats are aiming to take doubt out of it with a good spring.
Men's preview: Southland
Southland Conference men's preview: Lamar's M.J. Daffue had a brilliant start to 2011, but his fall season started lackluster before a surprise coaching move spurring Daffue back into the winner's circle.
U.S. Women's Open champion So Yeon Ryu shot a 4-under 69 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over fellow South Korean player Hee Kyung Seo in the LPGA Tour's season-opening Women's Australian Open.
says Donald Trump won't let a wind-farm rift stop the opening of his Scotland course.
Donald Trump won't let wind-farm rift stop opening of Scotland course.